App DescriptionHurry, Lite version may not stay free. No ads! Listen to your schedule, RSS feed, Facebook feed, Twitter feed, Google reader, stock prices, and more!
BIG PRESS REVIEWS on full version:
★★★★★ TUAW.com says, "Want an assistant to help you keep up with your world and the world at large? Voice Brief might be just the thing."
★★★★★ App Advice says, “The interface for Voice Brief is slick and it’s a great, simple way to get all your information read to you without needing to do anything besides listen.”
★★★★★ 9to5mac says, “...staying on top of things is a breeze with this nifty app.”
★★★★✫ 148apps says, “This is a very well designed app that really goes the extra mile...”
★★★★✫ App-ly Speaking says, “This app is just plain BRILLIANT. Voice Brief is one little gem of an app...”
RECOGNITION FROM APPLE (full version):
3/09/2011 - Release date
3/10/2011 - Featured as “New and Noteworthy” in the Productivity
3/19/2011 - Featured as “New and Noteworthy” on the app store front page
3/24/2011 - Picked up on the “Featured” and “What’s Hot” lists in the app store
3/27/2011 - Hit the top 5 paid apps in the Productivity category
Too busy to sit down to read important news and updates? Let Voice Brief Lite read them to you while you drive, eat, shave...the voices are high quality and you will feel like you are listening to your own, personalized news channel!
Listen to your Facebook feed, Twitter feed, Gmail, RSS feed, calendar, and even stock prices! Drowning in a flood of information? No time to read everything that’s coming your way? Voice Brief saves you time - just launch and listen to all those important things while you are doing your morning grooming routine, in the car, waking up, or on the go in any other situation. Voice Brief collects that important information then reads it to you using pleasant voices and the world’s best text to speech engine - you will almost feel like you’re listening to your own personal radio station.
VOICE BRIEF LITE FEATURES:
Has the ability to read your:
• Facebook and Twitter feeds
• RSS News
• Google reader feeds
• Stock prices
• Gmail inbox (summary only).
• Custom sentences, time and dates
• Calendar events
• World’s best voice synthesis (Acapela)
• Four different high-quality voices
• Works with any remote control
• Works smoothly with any bluetooth audio devices
• Background listening with multi-tasking
• Swipe to browse with internal browser
• Voice synthesis within your phone which is secure and does not use up your data plan!
• Alarm notification - wake up with Voice Brief
• Auto play with Voice Brief launch/updates
• Music bridge between subjects
### Lite version limit ###
The lite version is fully functional, however, it does limit the number of items you can add.
No weather forecasts (due to subscription license).
Acapela promotional mention.
• The Size of the application is large in order to give you high quality voice synthesized right on your phone, instead of sending your texts to servers to get the Audio back. - Most secure way to keep your privacy.
•If you experience any bugs please submit details of the bugs to email@example.com, so that we can improve Voice Brief for everyone.
Note: Voice Brief currently supports only English.
June 02, 2011 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
May 17, 2011 Initial Release